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‘Hypocritical’ Treatment Towards Animals: Anonymous for the Voiceless Share Shocking Comparisons Made by Activist.

The Facebook post, which included references towards holiday traditions, religion, fashion and food, shows how in some instances it is socially acceptable to act abusively towards an animal, and yet in other cases, these same actions would be considered ‘barbaric.’
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Market Imbalance as China Announces Solar Subsidy Cuts

A drastic drop is expected in the global solar energy demand after China announced solar subsidy cuts. This sudden contraction will affect the solar panel producers who've already been struggling to remain in business. 

This Software Update May Boost the Battery Life for 2016/17 Nissan Leaf Models

A study carried out in March revealed that the larger 30 kWh Nissan leaf battery pack had a higher rate of battery degradation than the 24 kWh.
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Sea Levels Continue Rising as Antartic Ice Melts

Researchers have revealed that Antartica's ice sheet is melting at a rate that is raising sea levels by a half millimetre a year. Some 200 billion tons of ice from Antartica is melting annually, tripling the rate over the last 10 years.
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Kia is Planning to Take Electric Cars to India In 2019

According to the company, a 1 billion dollar green car plant is coming up in southern India to manufacture the electric vehicle. Kia doesn't currently have any of their cars in the Indian market. It's a huge move to decide to start with an EV.
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Apple Hires Ex-Waymo Self-Driving Engineer for Its Project Titan

Ms. Jamie Waydo is the latest Apple's major acquisition. The high profiled engineer previously worked with Waymo as the systems engineer. At the Google's self-driving car project, Ms. Waydo was involved in the crucial decision-making process during Waymo's tests in Phoenix.
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Illegal Logging Leaves Borneo Orangutans Homeless

Orangutans living on Sungai Putri are under threat as illegal logging continues to occur in the area, despite a moratorium that was enforced by the Indonesian government to prohibit exploitation.
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London Street Lampposts Converted Into Charging Points for Electric Vehicles

A new startup has come up with an invention that converts the already installed London street lampposts into electric vehicle charging points. Through this creative invention, new electric charging points will be availed to EV owners without the need to dig up pavement or add another power supply.

Elon Musk’s The Boring Company Building Fast Underground Transit in Chicago

Elon Musk’s The Boring Company has landed its first official gig from Chicago City Hall. The company (which specializes in underground transportation) is constructing an underground tunnel connecting downtown Chicago with one of the world's busiest airports, the O'Hare airport with a railway line.
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Volvo is Using Luminar’s 3D Laser Sensors to Build Fully Self-Driving Cars

The company is supplying Volvo with Lidar sensors to build their fully-autonomous cars. Recently, Luminar announced that they’d be slashing their prices and scaling up fast enough to meet the rapidly growing demand for its Lidar laser 3D sensors that enable self-driving cars to see all their surroundings.

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